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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. During the big fight between Zippy's parents, what did Zippy's mom ask her father?
(a) "Are you leaving?"
(b) "Do you want a divorce?"
(c) "Are you going to hit me?"
(d) "What woman have you been seeing?"
2. How old was Dan when Melinda was born?
3. What was Zippy's mother really good at?
(c) Reading books.
(d) Cleaning house.
4. What did Mildred do when she heard that smoking was bad for her health?
(a) She never smoked again.
(b) She quit for a year and then started smoking again.
(c) She only smoked four cigarettes a day.
(d) She started drinking instead of smoking.
5. What one concession did Zippy want on her new bicycle that her father built for her?
(a) Brightly colored streamers.
(b) Playing cards in the spokes.
(c) Brakes on the handle bars.
(d) A horn that played music.
Short Answer Questions
1. How did Zippy's parents listen to Christmas carols?
2. What game did Dana and Zippy play when speaking?
3. What did Zippy's mom think of Dan's ESP power?
4. How did Shorty Gard decorate their house at Christmas?
5. What did Dana steal from Zippy?
Short Essay Questions
1. What instrument did Zippy what to play and why was it not accepted by the music teacher?
2. How did Zippy describe the doorknobs in her parent's bedroom getting stuck together?
3. What was Zippy's memory of the drive in theater?
4. How did Polly's brother connect Mooreland to the rest of the world for the reader?
5. What did Zippy mean when her mother rode off on her bike and Zippy thought, "It won't be long now."
6. How did Zippy's father prepare for camping? Why did he always have what he needed?
7. What did Zippy's grandma tell her new daughter-in-law when she was first married?
8. Describe the Jarvis's Christmas tree? What does it indicate about their family?
9. How did Zippy confuse the Great Depression with the depression her mother suffered from?
10. What was the Danny's most prominent characteristic according to Zippy?
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